Outstanding classica in Barnstaple

17:35 23 January 2013

Pianist Martin Roscoe will be performing in Barnstaple alongside Sinfonia Classica on January 27. Pic: Eric Richmond.

Pianist Martin Roscoe will be performing in Barnstaple alongside Sinfonia Classica on January 27. Pic: Eric Richmond.


The Queen’s Theatre presents pianist Martin Roscoe and Sinfonia Classica on Sunday, January 27.

AN OUTSTANDING concerto of Russian romance is promised at the Queen’s Theatre inn Barnstaple on Sunday.

Internationally renowned solo pianist Martin Roscoe joins Sinfonia Classica for a night of top classical music from 7.30pm.

Sinfonia Classica features hand-picked artists from all over Europe, while Martin Roscoe has performed with the likes of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Munich Symphony Orchestra.

As part of the Russian romance season they will be performing Grieg’s Holberg Suite, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, as well as Tchaikovsky’s Elegy for strings and Mozart’s Symphony No 40 in G minor.

Tickets range from £20, but cost just £5 for the under 25s, as part of the theatre’s ongoing efforts to promote classical music to a younger audience.

For further information or to book, call the box office on 01271 324242 or visit www.northdevontheatres.org.uk


Other Entertainment Stories

Fri, 18:30

The Devon Freewheelers are looking forward to a fabulously Funky New Year’s Eve, down at The Beehive, Honiton.

Read more
Thu, 16:00
The Exmouth Concert Band provided the music at the annual Carols on the Quay event. Ref exe 3374-51-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

The successful open-air Carols On The Quay concert in Exmouth on Sunday, December 14 helped to raise vital money for Christian Aid’s Ebola Fund.

Read more
Thu, 15:00
Father Christmas will be joined by a herd of caribou reindeer

Santa is in and around East Devon a lot this year. Today (Thursday, December 18), you can catch him at Santa’s Grotto at Bicton Botanical Gardens, 11am-4pm. He’s also there on December 19-23, and Christmas Eve, 11am-2pm.

Read more
Thu, 14:00
Noel Harrower book release

Exmouth author Noel Harrower has a new book out. Uncivil War – Twin Tales From Nottinghamshire is an ‘action-packed’ historical novel, telling the story of five children caught in the conflict of the English Civil War. Set in Nottinghamshire, the twin tales follow the raising of the King’s Standard at Nottingham Castle in 1642, through to 1646, when King Charles surrendered to the Scottish army outside Newark.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 11°C

min temp: 10°C

Devon�s trusted business finder